Take Advantage of Tax Credits for Energy Efficient Water Heaters This Year!

Take Advantage of Tax Credits for Energy Efficient Water Heaters This Year!

A couple weeks ago we wrote about the federal tax credits that are available for newly-installed, energy-efficient HVAC systems. What we didn’t mention in that post is that these tax credits are also available for energy-efficient water heaters! So let’s take a look at why you should consider installing an energy-efficient water heater and the details about the 2013 tax...
Read More

What is the SEER Rating of an Air Conditioner?

Whether you’re on the market for a new air conditioner or you’re trying to better understand the performance of your current cooling system, one of the most important things you’ll have to look at is an air conditioner’s SEER rating. Today we’re going to talk all about SEER ratings and how to use them to figure out the efficiency of...
Read More

Federal Tax Credits are Available for New HVAC Systems through the End of 2013!

Do you need to replace your cooling system sometime in the next couple years? If so, 2013 might be the year to do it, because federal tax credits are available until the end of this year for installing energy-efficient HVAC systems! You can get all the details about the HVAC tax credits below....
Read More

How Does a Tankless Water Heater Work?

As homeowners become more conscious about how much energy they consume, many people are looking for energy-efficient alternatives to traditional home appliances. One such example is a tankless water heater. According to the Department of Energy, a tankless water heater can save you 24-34% off of water heating costs if your home uses 41 gallons of water per day or...
Read More

How Can You Use a MERV Rating to Choose the Right Air Filter?

If you’ve ever had to pick out a new filter for your HVAC system, you’re sure to know that there are all kinds of options out there. Filters range in size, shape and performance, and it can be difficult to know which one is best for your home. Thankfully, we have MERV ratings to help guide our decision. Today we’re...
Read More

Reduce your Home’s Water Consumption with Low-Flow Faucet Aerators

Water consumption is a growing concern in homes across the country. By reducing the amount of water you use at home, you can help protect the environment and lower your utility bills. Although there are major upgrades you can make to your plumbing system to reduce your home’s water consumption, there are also many small and inexpensive changes you can...
Read More

Why is it a Smart Idea to Install a Programmable Thermostat in Your Home?

There are all kinds of upgrades you can make to your HVAC system that make your home more comfortable, healthy and efficient. One of the most popular (and inexpensive) of those upgrades is to install a programmable thermostat. So, what are programmable thermostats and how can you benefit from installing one in your home?...
Read More

Spring is a Great Time of Year to Schedule an Air Conditioner Tune Up

It’s spring here in the St. Louis Metro East area! Although many of us haven’t turned on our air conditioners for the first time this year, now is the perfect time to get your cooling system ready for the summer’s heat. What’s the best way to do that? Schedule an air conditioner tune up with Tiger!...
Read More